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September 24th

SMITH COLUMN: Fans put up with yawners in week four

September 24, 2013

There were some games that were considered definite yawners in week four of the college football season.
With finals scores like 76-0, 72-0, 77-7, 70-7 and yes even 62-7, it caused fans to have a hard time staying interested for the entire game.

MSU's football story, Jekyll, Hyde

September 24, 2013

It has been a case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with the Mississippi State football team this season.
After losing 21-3 to Oklahoma State in Houston, Texas, in week one, the Bulldogs came home and rolled over Alcorn State 51-7.
MSU traveled to Auburn, Ala., next to take on the Tigers. After leading for much of the second half, the Bulldogs lost in the final minute and fell to Auburn 24-20.

Lady Jackets defeat Wave in four sets of volleyball

September 24, 2013

Moving up to Class 6A this season placed the Starkville High volleyball team among some of the strongest competition.

September 23rd

Bigger, stronger, better: East Webster bounces back well from April 2011 tornado

September 23, 2013

MATHISTON – Football is often compared to a battle.
Teams arrive on the field ready to throw every ounce of energy it has at its opponent with the ultimate goal of victory in mind.
Over the last couple of years, East Webster has faced more than the challenges normally found on a football field.

Lady Vols see softball season come to an end

September 23, 2013

COLUMBUS – The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers showed their potential against Heritage Academy in the first inning and a half at the Propst Park softball complex Monday afternoon.
Starkville Academy used five hits to take a 4-0 lead and looked to be control in a loser's bracket game of the North AAA Tournament.

MSU's Jackson honored by SEC

September 23, 2013

After a solid performance against Troy that helped the team to 235 rushing yards, Mississippi State senior guard Gabe Jackson was selected as Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week.
Jackson helped the Bulldogs to a 62-7 win over the Trojans on Saturday night.

September 22nd

Bulldogs win big, but not satisfied

September 22, 2013

Four games into the season, Mississippi State has seen its fair share of highs and lows.
The Bulldogs (2-2, 0-1) are coming off a 62-7 victory over Troy on Saturday. Being satisfied going into the off week is something MSU head coach Dan Mullen doesn't want his players to be.

Lady Volunteers start postseason

September 22, 2013

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers have found a positive rhythm offensively in the last two weeks.
As the postseason begins in softball for Mississippi Association of Independent Schools, Starkville Academy coach Kayla Mosley hopes her team is entering the North State AAA Tournament in Columbus today at the top of its game.

West Oktibbeha gets experience with each game

September 22, 2013

In this day and age, experience is always a benefit when it comes to football.
Last season, the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves had an 8-3 record and the luxury of strong veterans like Von Smith and Tiberias Lampkin to lean on giving them experience and leadership.

Choctaw County struggled in rain, but had positives

September 22, 2013

When Adam Dillinger looks at the film from Friday night's win over Houston, it won't be happy with some of the things he saw on offense.
The Choctaw County head coach saw his team struggle, although it rained and field conditions were sloppy.

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